REVIEW: King Family Vineyards 2017 Viognier

Producer: King Family Vineyards Region: Monticello AVA (Virginia) Blend: 90% Viognier, 10% Petit Manseng Winemaking: Fermented/aged in 63% stainless steel, 21%in neutral French

Carrie Dykes Joins The Cork Report as a Contributor

Just a quick announcement today — but one that I’m really excited about. Carrie Dykes is joining our writing team

REVIEW: Wölffer Estate 2017 Trebbiano

Producer: Wolffer Estate Region: Long Island AVA Blend: 76% Trebbiano Toscano, 17.5% Riesling and 6.5% Chardonnay ABV: 12.5% Price: $24* * Review sample provided

REVIEW: SUHRU Wines 2017 Sauvignon Blanc

Producer: SUHRU Wines Region: North Fork of Long Island AVA Vineyard: Old Peconic Bay Vineyard Blend: 100% Sauvignon Blanc ABV: 12.5% Price: $19* * Review sample

REVIEW: Barry Family Cellars 2016 Bläufrankisch

Producer: Barry Family Cellars Region: Finger Lakes AVA Vineyard: Gridley Bluff Vineyards (Keuka Lake) Blend: 100% Bläufrankisch ABV: 12% Production: 108 cases Price: $23* *

REVIEW: Lincoln Peak Vineyard 2017 Starlight Rosé

Producer: Lincoln Peak Vineyard Region: Vermont Grapes: Frontenac Gris & Petite Pearl ABV: 11.3% Price: $16* * Review sample provided by the winery

The Argument for Food at Winery Tasting Rooms

When I visit our local wineries, I almost always — like 99 percent of the time — spit out the

REVIEW: Liten Buffel 2016 Shaw Vineyard Riesling

Producer: Liten Buffel Region: Seneca Lake AVA Vineyard: Shaw Vineyards Blend: 100% Riesling Barrel Program: 13 months on lees in neutral oak, full ML

REVIEW: Stinson Vineyards 2017 Rosé of Tannat

Producer: Stinson Vineyards AVA: Monticello AVA Grapes: 100% Tannat ABV: 12.9% Production: 300 cases Price: $21* * Review sample provided by the winery

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